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knew but late
Aug 28, 2004

my husband died due hiv 1 he knew his hiv status few days before. I am tested negative in elisa test. what are the chances of my becoming positive.

Response from Dr. Luzuriaga

A negative ELISA test (test for HIV antibodies) means that you are likely uninfected. However, antibodies can take a couple of months to develop from the time of exposure, so you might wish to be re-tested if your test was done less than 2 months after your last possible exposure.


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